Thousands of protestors at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota are trying to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline slated to cross land adjacent to sacred tribal territory.
Posts by Ethan Goffman:
A scramble for land, money, and resources ends in ecological disaster and snatches away everything people have worked for. Does this sound like the situation threatening us today? It has happened before, in the Great Plains in the early twentieth century, when land ecologically unfit for farming was plowed under, culminating in the Dust Bowl of the 1930s.
Diana Movius’ acclaimed GLACIER Climate Change Ballet places a dynamic and melting polar environment on stage. Dancers ripple, crack and plunge, embodying the science behind icecap collapse. A custom video projection by documentarian Robin Bell surrounds the dancers, creating an immersive audience experience.
The tiny house isn’t just a concept anymore, as Americans are embracing the concept as a way to lessen their impact and make the most out of limited real estate.
North Dakota’s Standing Rock Sioux, a tribe with a long history of displacement and persecution, is now fighting against the siting of an oil pipeline dangerously close to sacred tribal lands.
Environmental Justice Advocate and WE Act for Environmental Justice founder Vernice Miller-Travis weighs the pros & cons of Obama’s Clean Power Plan.
Although it often feels like environmentalists are purveyors of catastrophe, stories of saving precious wilderness abound. One of these is Alaska’s Tongass National Forest, the largest relatively intact rainforest in North America which makes up about 14 percent of the global temperate rainforest…
Dan Fenyvesi is a Registered Dietitian and Fulbright Scholar who has spent years living in Latin America including Nicaragua, Mexico, and Peru. His experience subsisting on a traditional “peasant” diet of beans, corn, and vegetables led to substantial sustainable weight loss and a burst of healthfulness that informs much of his work.
Washington DC’s new Community Renewables Energy Act ensures that low-income households will have access to solar power, and the city government is now working through implementation…
EarthTalk’s Ethan Goffman interviews transportation visionary Gabe Klein on the importance of carsharing, bikesharing and technological efficiency in bringing our commutes into the 21st century…